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Chicago Parking Meter Update

New Changes Ahead for Chicago’s Parking Meters Recently, City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emmanuel’s controversial plan to change the terms of the infamous Chicago Meter Deal.  The decisive 39-11 vote will move the plan forward, but most importantly “What does that mean for you?”   The Bad:  There will be LONGER hours at all the metered spots […]

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Parking Meters Chicago

Chicago Parking Meter Information Currently Street parking rates in Chicago are set up in 3 different zones. Zone 1 – $1.50 per hour Zone 2 – $3.00 per hour Zone 3 – $5.00 per hour Here is a link to some Chicago Parking tips.  The meter prices in Chicago are going up.  These Chicago parking meter […]

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Chicago Parking Ticket Story

I received this email about a parking ticket experience from a fellow Chicago resident today: Hello, I wanted to share my parking story.  My vehicle was parked in the Lakeview neighborhood this evening.  I purchased precisely enough time in the meter to cover the amount of time that I would be away from my vehicle.  […]

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Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes – 2/8 @ 9AM

Have you noticed recently that parking enforcement officials have been few and far between?  If you haven’t realized yet, the city took almost a week long hiatus from parking ticket enforcement during the week of the great Chicago blizzard.  Unfortunately money talks in this world and enforcement of meters resumed today at 9am throughout the […]

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Is the Chicago Parking Meter Rate Increase a Good Thing?

Chicago’s recent parking meter rise makes them the highest in the nation.  There have been thousands of complaint tweets on twitter.  There’s been moans and groans, and I’ve been guilty of both!  It sucks to have to pay more for parking.  It’s more than annoying, and with the deal the city received it can be […]

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Chicago Parking Meters’ Rates Rise 2011

Two years ago metered street parking in the Loop, was $3 per hour and as little as 25 cents an hour for some neighborhoods.  The recent increases make street parking in the loop $5 an hour.  There are three zones for Chicago parking meters. These are the new rates Zone 1 – Chicago Loop -$5 […]

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